American League (Baseball)
Jan 28, 2010 06:57 EST
Pitcher Jon Garland agrees to $5.3 million, 1-year contract with Padres. The next stop on Jon Garland's tour of Southern California's big league teams is San Diego and spacious Petco Park.
Jan 28, 2010 01:29 EST
Person familiar with deal: The Yankees' Winn!!! Yanks, OF Randy Winn reach $2 million deal. The New York Yankees and free agent outfielder Randy Winn agreed Wednesday to a $2 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Jan 27, 2010 18:11 EST
Brewers claim OF/INF Inglett off waivers, designate Smith for assignment. The Milwaukee Brewers claimed utility player Joe Inglett off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
Jan 27, 2010 17:43 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andre Dawson's plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame will feature him in a Montreal Expos cap even though he requested to be enshrined as a member of the Chicago Cubs, the Hall said on Wednesday.
Jan 27, 2010 15:13 EST
Judge throws out lawsuit alleging NY Yankees owner Steinbrenner reneged on TV network promise. A judge threw out a lawsuit accusing New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner of breaking a promise to make a former Madison Square Garden president a big part of the team's television network.
Jan 27, 2010 12:30 EST
Andre Dawson says Hall of Fame will induct him as Expo, despite preference to go in as a Cub. Andre Dawson will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Montreal Expo, despite his preference to go in as a Chicago Cub.
Jan 27, 2010 04:20 EST
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (Reuters) - The Minnesota Twins have agreed on a one-year contract with veteran slugger Jim Thome, the team reported on its website Tuesday.
Jan 27, 2010 03:52 EST
Former San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl punter, N. Illinois star Tom Wittum dies at age 60. Former San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl punter Tom Wittum, who was drafted by the Chicago White Sox but opted for a standout baseball and football career at Northern Illinois, has died. He was 60.
Jan 27, 2010 01:56 EST
Beno Udrih scores 24 points, Tyreke Evans has 23 to lift Kings over Warriors 99-96. Tyreke Evans looked relieved, smiling in the Sacramento Kings' locker room after an ugly victory over the Golden State Warriors.
Jan 26, 2010 21:17 EST
Yankees teammates insulated Sabathia from pressure of big contract on way to World Series win. CC Sabathia never felt as if the pressure that can come with signing a $161 million contract ever got to him.
Jan 26, 2010 20:25 EST
Athletics bring in oft-injured pitcher Ben Sheets with $10 million, 1-year deal. Once Billy Beane received positive word on Ben Sheets' throwing session last week, the Oakland general manager pounced. The pitcher's agent had an impressive offer in hand from the Athletics practically by the time Sheets was done icing down his arm afterward. It was merely an hour later.
Jan 26, 2010 19:16 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Oakland Athletics signed free-agent right-handed pitcher Ben Sheets to a one-year deal on Tuesday, bringing a veteran arm to a young rotation.
Jan 26, 2010 18:46 EST
Miguel Tejada, a 35-year-old infielder from the Dominican Republic, signed a one-year Major League Baseball deal worth six million dollars on Tuesday to return to the Baltimore Orioles.
Jan 26, 2010 18:14 EST
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Free agent Miguel Tejada has signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles, who will move the six-times All-Star shortstop to third base, the team said Tuesday.
Jan 26, 2010 18:14 EST
Hill among 17 players getting non-roster invitations to Cardinals' camp. The St. Louis Cardinals have invited left-handed pitcher Rich Hill, formerly of the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles, to spring training.
Jan 26, 2010 18:00 EST
4 players agree to major league contracts with Kansas City Royals. The Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms with four players on major league contracts for 2010.
Jan 26, 2010 16:53 EST
Investor awaiting approval as Texas Rangers' new owner hoping sale can be done by opening day. Chuck Greenberg bought a red Texas Rangers pullover during a rainy late-season series when he was in town preparing a bid to buy the team.
Jan 26, 2010 16:42 EST
Ben Sheets, who missed the entire 2009 Major League Baseball season recovering from right elbow surgery, signed a one-year deal worth 10 million dollars on Tuesday with the Oakland A's.
Jan 26, 2010 14:28 EST
Person familiar with negotiations tells AP: Cubs reach deal with OF Xavier Nady. A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Xavier Nady and the Chicago Cubs have reached preliminary agreement on a one-year, $3.3 million contract.
Jan 26, 2010 10:16 EST
RI study: Players catch fly balls by keeping eye on them, not by predicting where they'll land. A new study finds the way that baseball outfielders catch fly balls is simple: by keeping their eyes on the ball.